An Undesirable Export from India

An Undesirable Export from India

April 7, 2013 |
Recently, the nonprofit I work with received a letter from a man who said he was writing to us as a “last resort.”  He was asking for help dealing with toxic pollution in his neighborhood in India, half a world… Read more
India’s Recent Budget Tells the Unspoken Truth

India’s Recent Budget Tells the Unspoken Truth

March 3, 2013 |
The national budget announced today, March 1, 2013, tells a lot about the nature of India’s prosperity being experienced in recent years. It is not so much the lower growth rate of 6% projected for next year that troubles ordinary… Read more

POVERTY IN THE INDIAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY

February 22, 2013 |
  The Indian American (or Asian Indian as defined by the US Census) population in 2010 stood at 3.2 million, a 68 percent increase from 1.9 million in 2000. Of this about 2.9 million were solely of Indian heritage and… Read more
“Giving back, paying it forward”

“Giving back, paying it forward”

January 28, 2013 |
I have always been possessed by an inexorable urge to fix what is broken: to penetrate, heal, reform those institutions that entrench social inequities and compress the human potential. I come from a family for whom subverting such structures was… Read more